Episode 209 "Battle
This episode consisted of back-and-forth drama between the
happenings with Babidi, as well as at the World Tournament.
What happened at Babidi's ship was quite simple: Darbura
decided he would fight at level 3, but had to first go into
the "Meditation Room" to focus his energy. Gohan,
Gokou and Vegeta waited impatiently for the next challenger,
while Supreme Kai continued to warn them about how they should
not take this lightly.
He felt they had now idea what they were getting into, but
he also has no idea of what they're capable of. It doesn't
look like the Supreme Kai will believe otherwise until the
Saiyans prove themselves.
Babidi talked to himself a lot about how they would all die.
Sadly, there was more action at the World Tournament
The judges couldn't decide what to do, until Hercule intervened.
He suggested a Battle Royal; a Battle Royal it was. It started
off with Mighty Mask knocking out Killa and Android 18 knocking
out Jewel. Hercule predicted he'd beat them both, but as he
attacked Mighty Mask, he (they) flew towards Android 18, beginning
hand-to-hand combat. It was quite even and neither fighter
seemed to be going all out, yet. When Android 18 started to
get the upper hand, Goten informed Trunks it was time to take
to the air; they did. Android 18 followed determinedly, and
hand-to-hand combat continued there. Hercule stared in amazement,
as this event foreshadowed - to him - the loss of his title
as World Champion.
Nothing spectacular. As goes with most action-lacking episodes,
it was fine but didn't have much room for error. Something
that I feel stood out amongst all else was Darbura's energy
when meditating. It was quite unique, but could've been drawn
better. Perhaps it was done quickly, because it wasn't a very
intense scene. The fighting between Mighty Mask and Android
18 was also pretty good
I thought it was a little bit
above average energy-lacking fights.
Sorry to inform you guys,
but I just simply didn't
notice it. Music is something I don't pay much attention,
and completely forgot to do so in today's episode. It's safe
to say it wasn't very bad, then
because if it were,
I would've noticed.
The dialogue was just above average today. The best part
about it was that it was realistic. Gokou laughed about everything;
the Supreme Kai stressed the importance of not underestimating
Babidi and his henchmen; the announcer babbled about the obvious;
Chi-Chi worried about winning the prize money in the tournament.
Some of it was annoying, but it all stayed true to character.
Side Notes: Can't wait 'til Friday's episode
Gohan should take action by then! I can only hope, because
they didn't talk anything about the events at Babidi's ship
in the announcement about the next episode.
Madd Skittle gives today's episode:
4 Dragonballs out of 7...